The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 50 36 38
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 24 54 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.85% 6.84% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 6.95% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 57
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 601 777 938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.47% 98.48% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 553 743 720
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Southampton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Southampton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 37 (52.11%) Web Development
2 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
3 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.62%) MVC
5 25 (35.21%) HTML
6 24 (33.80%) CSS
7 23 (32.39%) Java
8 20 (28.17%) PHP
9 16 (22.54%) Web Services
10 15 (21.13%) C#
10 15 (21.13%) HTML5
11 14 (19.72%) Games
12 13 (18.31%) Finance
12 13 (18.31%) SQL
12 13 (18.31%) Symfony
13 12 (16.90%) Email Marketing
13 12 (16.90%) Display Advertising
13 12 (16.90%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (16.90%) Marketing
13 12 (16.90%) Pay per click
13 12 (16.90%) Social Media
13 12 (16.90%) .NET
13 12 (16.90%) OOP
13 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
13 12 (16.90%) Advertising
13 12 (16.90%) SEO
13 12 (16.90%) Laravel
13 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
13 12 (16.90%) User Experience
13 12 (16.90%) Creative Problem-Solving

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.68%) Drupal
1 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
2 8 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.45%) WordPress
4 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) nginx
4 3 (4.23%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.82%) CMS
6 1 (1.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.41%) Jetty
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) SaaS
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Network Security
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Big Data
1 10 (14.08%) MySQL
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Maven
2 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 14 (19.72%) Games
2 13 (18.31%) Finance
3 12 (16.90%) Advertising
3 12 (16.90%) Marketing
4 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.27%) Retail
5 6 (8.45%) Music Industry
6 3 (4.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) HTML
2 24 (33.80%) CSS
3 16 (22.54%) Web Services
4 15 (21.13%) HTML5
5 13 (18.31%) Symfony
6 12 (16.90%) .NET
6 12 (16.90%) AngularJS
6 12 (16.90%) Laravel
7 11 (15.49%) JSON
8 10 (14.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (12.68%) CSS3
9 9 (12.68%) J2EE
9 9 (12.68%) jQuery
9 9 (12.68%) Sass
9 9 (12.68%) Spring
10 8 (11.27%) Hibernate
10 8 (11.27%) WPF
10 8 (11.27%) XML
11 7 (9.86%) OSGi
11 7 (9.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Social Media
1 12 (16.90%) User Experience
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Web Development
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.62%) MVC
4 12 (16.90%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 12 (16.90%) Digital Marketing
4 12 (16.90%) Display Advertising
4 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
4 12 (16.90%) Email Marketing
4 12 (16.90%) Lead Generation
4 12 (16.90%) OOP
4 12 (16.90%) Pay per click
4 12 (16.90%) SEO
5 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.68%) OO
6 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (11.27%) SOA
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.86%) TDD
9 6 (8.45%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
2 23 (32.39%) Java
3 20 (28.17%) PHP
4 15 (21.13%) C#
5 13 (18.31%) SQL
6 6 (8.45%) C++
6 6 (8.45%) PHP 5
6 6 (8.45%) PHP 7
6 6 (8.45%) XPath
7 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) F#
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) PhD
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Zend
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe
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